Yet another sexist fashion show from the 50s for your enlightenment and disgust. This time it's on ice. MORAL: Wherever there is a damsel in distress, there is always a man waiting in the wings to rescue her, especially if she's wearing the latest skating outfit! Oh, brudder! Excerpt From "The News Magazine Of The Screen": http://www.archive.org/details/NewsMaga1951 Topics: stock footage, standard 4:3, historic, 1951, skating, fashions, sexist
The entire film, "Coney Island", can be downloaded at: http://www.archive.org/details/ConeyIsl1940 Topics: stock footage, standard 4:3, historic, 1940, Coney Island, New York, boardwalk, photography, gag...
The picture is obviously matted in. No 1959-era TV picture EVER looked THAT good. Everything was taken off the air -- there was no cable. We had drop-out, lines, static, snow and everything else. A 21-inch picture was the biggest that you could get. Topics: stock footage, standard 4:3, appliances, RCA, television, Jam Handy, advertising, promotional
byStillman Fires Collection; Tacoma Fire Department
In November, 1940, the newly completed Tacoma Narrows Bridge, opened barely four months before, swayed and collapsed in a 42 mile-per-hour wind. There were no casualties except a dog trapped in a car stranded on the bridge. A rescue was attempted (by the man with the pipe), but the frightened animal would not leave the car. The site was declared a National Historic Landmark to discourage relic seekers and salvage operations. The whole films can be found at:... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: stock footage, standard 4:3, historic, 1940, bridges, Tacoma Narrows Bridge Collapse, disaster
Excerpt From "The Plow That Broke The Plains": http://www.archive.org/details/PlowThatBrokethePlains1 favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: stock footage, standard 4:3, historic, 1936, Great Plains, Dust Bowl, dust storm, wind, dust